Gagan Foods International Ltd. was founded by Paul and Ruby Arora in 1991 as a dealer of imported carpets and woven rugs across western Canada . “We began as Weavers Canada,” explains Paul, president of Gagan Foods.
Gagan has taken on the role as the region’s leading importer for Indian, Pakistani and Southeast Asian foods, as the business connects clients to major brands such as Dabur, Shan, Parle, MDH,Vadilal and Bikano.
The owners have shared close ties with the BC Children’s Hospital since they moved to Vancouver in 1991. In March 2015 the couple pledged to donate $50,000 to the BCCHF along with their family.
GAGAN FOODS is one of Canada's leading wholesale grocery distributors with more than 3000 different food and kitchenware products supplied across Canada.
more than 60% market share in South Asian Catagory
In business for more than 24 years
Cater to more than 500 grocery stores
Distributes more than 3000 different food items
Paul Arora (CEO & Chairman) of Gagan Foods was amongst a small handful of people selected by the Office of the Governor General to be awarded this honor.
Created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, this commemorative medal served to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.
In 2006 the Ethno Business Council of BC acknowledged the significant contributions made by Paul Arora of Gagan Foods towards the economy of British Columbia by bestowing him with the award in the wholesale catagory.
Established in 1988, the purpose of the Ethno Business Council of British Columbia is to recognize and celebrate the achievements of New Canadian entrepreneurs and to provide a forum that creates awareness of the opportunities and programs available for New Canadian and Immigrant Entrepreneurs.
We believe in the saying “Honesty is the best policy”. We take utmost care to be honest and straightforward in all our transactions and at all times.
We are committed to bringing the best quality products and offering them at a reasonable price to all of our buyers.
We have built solid connections with all our logistic partners. Our timelines in importing goods are shorter and more predictable. Today, Gagan Foods ships out 95% of orders within one business day.
We have been in the business since 1991. Our experience helps us keep a close watch on needs and aspirations of buyers and allows us to act accordingly.